On this episode of West Texas Talk, we sit down with Orlando Riddick, the new superintendent of the Midland Independent School District. Orlando shared his thoughts on managing the district’s relationship with the business community, improving education outcomes and how to mitigate the effects of Texas’ so-called Robin Hood plan.
Tuesday, 21 November, 2017
Today on KRTS
midnight-4 am | Undercurrents, public radio’s freewheeling eclectic music mix of triple A, rock, folk, blues, native, Americana, world, reggae, dub and electronica with host Gregg McVicar
4-5 am | Classical Morning
5-9 am | Morning Edition, weekly morning news program with stories from around the world
9-10 am | On Point, news analysis program that takes calls on different topics currently in the media
10-11 am | Texas Standard, up-to-the-moment coverage of politics, lifestyle and culture, the environment, technology and innovation, and business and the economy – from a Texas perspective
11 am-1 pm | Dos Horas Con Primo, locally hosted hour of all Spanish music with an emphasis on requests and dedications
1-2 pm | Think
2-3 pm | Fresh Air
3-6 pm | All Things Considered, each show consists of the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound
6-6:30 pm | Marketplace, public radio’s daily magazine on business and economics news for the rest of us
6:30-7 pm | West Texas Talk, local interview program with a wide range of topics from artists in town to local government issues and more
7-8 pm | Sound Opinions, the world’s only rock and roll talkshow
8-9 pm | No Country for Old Music, a show dedicated to new releases within the month
9-10 pm | Groove Line, Leslie Wilkes hosts this groovy, funky show – playing hits from past decades sure to make you move
10 pm-midnight | Night Train Express (to 1 am), host David Beebe plays grown folks music – a mix of R&B, soul, and jazz – late into the night
NPR Newscasts: Daily at the top of most hours.
Star Date: Daily at 11am and 7pm.
West Texas Talk: Weekdays at 6:30 PM
- Nov 17: Hospice Midland’s Jacquie Burklow Discusses the End of Life
- Nov 16: Historian John Klingemann on the Mexican Revolution
- Nov 15: Geologist Peter Hennings on Texas Earthquakes
- Nov 14: Professor Rebecca Babcock On Writing Centers and Disabilities
- Nov 10: Kathleen Shafer – Author of “Marfa: The Transformation of a West Texas Town”
- Nov 09: Veterans Tell Their Stories
- Nov 08: Health Care in Rural Areas & Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment
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